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John Winlow (2015-01-20) video oral history and transcript Description: Oral history of John Winlow, conducted and filmed by Anne Marie Hamilton-Brehm at Paseo Verde Library in Henderson, Nevada, January 20, 2015. Born and raised in Henderson, Winlow shares memories; incl… Genre: Oral histories
Harry Grover (2014-06-18) video oral history and transcript Description: Oral history of Harry Grover, conducted and filmed by Anne Marie Hamilton-Brehm at Paseo Verde Library in Henderson, Nevada, June 18, 2014. Originally from Elmira, New York, he joined the Air Force wh… Genre: Oral histories
Raymond Clark (2014-06-18) video oral history and transcript Description: Oral history of Raymond Clark, conducted and filmed by Anne Marie Hamilton-Brehm at Heritage Park Recreation Center in Henderson, Nevada, June 18, 2014. Originally from Bend, Oregon, Clark served in t… Genre: Oral histories
Tom Matye (2015-10-27) video oral history Description: Oral history of Traian “Tom” Matye, conducted and filmed by Anne Marie Hamilton-Brehm with Fredric W. Watson at Paseo Verde Library in Henderson, Nevada, October 27, 2015. Matye shares his memories of… Genre: Oral histories
Phyllis Paxton (2006-11-28) video oral history and transcript Description: Phyllis Paxton graduated from Grinnell College, worked for a while at a hospital, then joined the U.S. Navy as a WAVE. She went to communications school then worked as a coding officer at the Naval Co… Genre: Oral histories
Henry D. Griffith (2006-11-01) video oral history and transcript Description: Henry Griffith was sent to Hawaii after enlisting in the Army Air Corps. He experienced first-hand the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and was later stationed on Espiritu Santo during World Wa… Genre: Oral histories
Elsie I. Smith (2006-11-01) video oral history and transcript Description: Elsie Smith reported to the Navy Air Station in Atlanta, Georgia where she was trained as a control tower operator. She was then stationed at Corry Field in Pensacola, Florida. Genre: Oral histories
Bill Zahm (2006-05-03) video oral history and transcript Description: Bill Zahm was working in a machine shop making .50 caliber bullets for the war effort when he was drafted into the Air Corp. He was trained to repair engines and to do sheet metal work. He was transfe… Genre: Oral histories
Robert J. Teitelbaum (2006-05-22) video oral history and transcript Description: Robert Teitelbaum joined the Signal Corp. hoping to work into the Air Corp. When the opportunity he arose, he applied for Artillery MCS. On April Fool's Day he became a Second Lieutenant in the Artill… Genre: Oral histories
Edgar St. John (2006-07-19) video oral history and transcript, part II Description: Edgar St. John went from the dust bowl in Oklahoma to the Pacific in WWII. He later served two combat missions in Korea and two combat missions in Vietnam. He retired from the service in 1981. Genre: Oral histories